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Chartreuse Sisters Bakery Café

Chartreuse Sisters Bakery Café

Alyson Caillaud-Jones 648 Views

About Idea

Chartreuse Sisters is a sister-owned French-American fusion bakery that we started in our home kitchen under Cottage Food Law in October 2019. Our mission is to provide outstanding baked goods and beverages in an inclusive, welcoming, and visually stunning environment.

Our products are inspired by our French-American heritage and our nostalgic food and drink experiences from traveling here and abroad. We combine French & American pastry techniques and pair them with flavor profiles found in both cuisines to create unique and exciting treats!

Our beverage menu will consist of housemade syrups and a classic espresso menu, as well as a selection of teas, rotating beverage specials, and garnished mocktails.

Our biggest roadblock is that we need the starting capital to open our first Brick & Mortar location but with the help of our business mentors, friends, family and loyal customer base, we know that we will be able to work to make our dream a reality.


Our vision is to change the way people consume non-alcoholic beverages and baked goods by providing a transportive experience through our unique flavors, relaxing ambience, and friendly customer service.

We will have a rotating monthly baked goods & French-style pastry menu and provide a luxurious non-alcoholic experience, through our exciting, rotating beverage menu, which will include sophisticated mocktails presented in proper glassware with beautiful garnishes.

What I Will Do With $5,000

We just signed an LOI for a location on Wealthy Street in Uptown GR and are now working on a lease agreement. The $5,000 will help us to secure the location and support us in the licensing cost to open the bakery café.

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About Alyson Caillaud-Jones

Alyson & Mallory Caillaud-Jones are sisters raised in Grand Rapids, MI by a French mother and American father. Mallory is the younger sister, head pastry chef & recipe developer. Alyson is the older sister, marketing manager, photographer & will be the future head of beverage.